Lower Big Quilcene

Lower Big Quilcene is an easy, 10 mile in-and-out day hike with 800 ft in elevation gain. The gentle trail follows the river up a valley with second growth forests.

getting there

From Quilcene, take Hwy 101 S for 1.5 miles.  Take a right onto Penny Creek Road. After approximately a mile and a half, stay left onto Big Quilcene River Road also labeled FR27. Stay right after approximately three miles, continuing on FR 27. After another half-mile, go left onto FR Spur 080. Follow this for another half-mile to the trailhead. 

  • Suitable Activities: Day Hiking, Trail Running
  • Seasons: April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November
  • Weather: View weather forecast
  • Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
  • Length: 10.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 800 ft
  • 2,000 ft
  • USGS Tyler Peak
  • Green Trails Tyler Peak No. 136

Upcoming Activities

Day Hike - Lower Big Quilcene

Day Hiking Trip
Turkey trot hike to burn off some calories and Opt Outside
Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Fri, Nov 27, 2020
No Prerequisites
2 participants on waitlist
Registration closed Nov 25
Seattle Branch
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